Patagonia, Chile: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Patagonia, Chile? If you're planning to go to Patagonia, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.

When to go to Patagonia, Chile

Based on the climate and weather in Patagonia, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Patagonia, Chile

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Patagonia, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Patagonia, Chile by month

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January

January for Patagonia is chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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February

February in Patagonia can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you are traveling to Patagonia in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Patagonia is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Patagonia is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Patagonia is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

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July

If you visit Patagonia during July, you may find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Patagonia can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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September

If you visit Patagonia during September, you may see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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October

Traveling to Patagonia in October, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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November

Traveling to Patagonia in November, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

If you go to Patagonia in December, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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Activities for Patagonia, Chile

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Patagonia.

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